Medium Term Complications after Valve Surgery for Rheumatic Heart Disease in Burundian Population

Macedoine Nijimbere, Yves Marien Mpira, Dicko Arafaou, Abdoulkrim Zalikatou, Elysee Baransaka, Marc Nimburanira, Pierre Claver Niyonzima, Drissi Boumzebra
2022 SAS Journal of Surgery  
Objective: shows the mid-term complications occurring in patients operated in Sudan followed by local cardiologists. Patients and methods: All patients who underwent valve heart surgery abroad for rheumatic heart disease and followed in BURUNDI were included in our study. Results: Middle age= 24, 72 ±11.8 years. There were many woman in our study (61.1%). Mitral valve surgery was the most performed (92.6%). The main medium-term complications were, atrial fibrillation (18.5%), pulmonary
more » ... ion (12.9%) and death (5.5%). Conclusion: Atrial fibrillation, pulmonary hypertension and death were the main complications that occurred in our patients during the medium-term follow-up.
doi:10.36347/sasjs.2022.v08i05.009 fatcat:6jtxb6k3azf4po52rmz22awdz4